Title and Escrow Services
Stokes Title and Escrow Services offers simple, easy ways for title
& escrow companies, law offices or other real estate professionals
to get the help they need to complete commercial and residential real
estate transactions and to obtain legal advice or assistance with
regard to real estate matters of all kinds.
Our services include the
- We offer title searches throughout Massachusetts and Rhode
Island and in New London, Tolland and Windham Counties in Connecticut.
conduct closings in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
perform genealogical searches throughout New England.
provide real estate related expert witness and document drafting and
review services in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
- We provide
title underwriting consultation with regard to difficult and unusual
title issues, including negotiating title insurance coverages with
title insurance companies for difficult transactions.
provide staff training in all areas of title insurance, from policy
and closing preparation to seminars on unique insurance issues and
specific areas of real estate law.
We are not seeking direct client
relationships. We solely serve other industry professionals. Ralph
Stokes is a member of the bar in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He
has 26 years of experience in real estate law and has, at one time
or another, managed most of the major title insurance companies in
Rhode Island. He has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate
law, from the most complex of commercial transactions to simply properly
preparing closings and documents for residential refinance closings.
Matt Stokes is a title examiner with eight years of experience, and
has searched titles in all of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns (even
Block Island!) as well as nearly every registry of deeds in Massachusetts.
Together, they are a team of professionals in a position to provide
a unique blend of experience that can add value to your office's services.
If you are a real estate professional looking for some help with a
getting a closing completed because of a staff emergency or because
you have some time issues (such as that vacation you've promised yourself!)
or you have a real estate transaction that you need to handle for
a loyal client, but which is outside of your normal geographic area
or field of expertise, Stokes Title and Escrow Services can help you.
We have many more resources available to us than this brief description
can address. Call or email us to find out how we can help you.